Dad’s Cricket Tourney officially launched

Published : 12:02 am  August 7, 2018 | No comments so far |  |  (155) reads | 

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Arjuna Ranatunga (centre) along with former Sri Lanka cricketers 

 

‘My Dad, My Superstar’ – Dad’s Cricket Tournament was officially declared at an event held at Colombo, yesterday. 


Many legendary cricketers including Arjuna Ranatunga, Chaminda Vaas, Pramodya Wickramasinghe, Upul Chandana, Lanka de Silva, Avishka Gunawardena will participate in this tournament. 
Former Test cricket Captain Arjuna Ranatunga is the mentor of this tournament and 18 teams will play in four groups. 


Dad’s Cricket Tournament will bring a new experience to Sri Lanka to be held at the NCC Grounds, Bloomfield, BRC Grounds and Colts Grounds in September.  The final will be played under lights. 


Former Test cricket Captain Arjuna Ranatunga stated that this is not just a tournament, but a tournament to widen the social responsibility of the 1996 Cricket Team. 


He added that this will be a social service to develop infrastructure facilities of cricket in rural schools.